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Too Hot To Handle Lawyer's Career Transition From Smart to Sexy . . And Her Lesson For Other Women 1

Too Hot To Handle Lawyer’s Career Transition From Smart to Sexy . . And Her Lesson For Other Women

When Palmerston North-born lawyer Larissa Trownson moved law jobs from NZ Winegrower’s legal counsel to a contestant in a racy TV reality show – Too Hot To Handle – she made some major decisions about …

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Marlborough Tourist Venue Owner Seeks Legal Advice Over Proposed Termination of Lease - "It's gut wrenching. I am numb", Says Owner 5

Marlborough Tourist Venue Owner Seeks Legal Advice Over Proposed Termination of Lease – “It’s gut wrenching. I am numb”, Says Owner

More than 117 native animals to be slaughtered as ‘David & Goliath’ legal battle threatened Marlborough District Council’s port company kills off Marlborough’s leading tourism experience– with unjust forced closure of Picton’s iconic thriving aquarium and …

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5 Top NZ Law Jobs This Week – Legal Roles From ‘Democracy Support Officer’ to Community Law And In-House Counsel

Among the fascinating law roles that have come onto the LawFuel Network this week is an interesting role as a ‘Democracy Support Officer’ with the Whanganui City Council. The job involves supporting the Council’s Democracy …

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Concerned Climate Lawyers Sue Climate Change Commission Over ‘Mathematical Errors’

Climate lawyers representing around 300 lawyers have issued proceedings against the Climate Change Commission, alleging its advice to the Government on carbon reductions contains mathematical errors. Climate Action NZ filed its proceeding today and the …

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The Law Society Tribunal's Decision on James Gardner-Hopkins The 'Young, Cool' Russell McVeagh Partner Who Succumbed to the "Laddish" Work Hard, Play Hard Culture 11

The Law Society Tribunal’s Decision on James Gardner-Hopkins The ‘Young, Cool’ Russell McVeagh Partner Who Succumbed to the “Laddish” Work Hard, Play Hard Culture

The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has found James Desmond Gardner-Hopkins, a former Russell McVeagh Partner, guilty of misconduct on six charges brought by a National Standards Committee on behalf of the New …

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